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Tim Kaine: ‘I would be open to some minimum tax for everyone’

Video: In a debate Thursday for the Virginia Senate candidates, Democratic nominee Kaine laid out his idea of taxes for all.

In a debate on Thursday, former Virginia governor and Democratic senate candidate Tim Kaine said he would be open to imposing federal income tax on the 47 percent that don’t presently pay.

David Gregory: “Do you believe that everyone in Virginia should pay something in federal income tax?‚?Ě

Tim Kaine: “I would be open to a proposal that would have some minimum tax for everyone. But I do insist, many of the 47 percent that Romney was going after pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes than he does. “

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David Harsanyi is the former editor of Human Events. He is a syndicated columnists and his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications and is the author of ‚??Obama‚??s Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by Obama‚??s Reelection‚?Ě (Regnery, 2013) and ‚??Nanny State: How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children‚?Ě (Doubleday/Broadway, 2007).